- A copy of the 'Install macOS Big Sur.app'
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Upgrade macOS 11 Fileset:
Confirm the installer app is the complete installation (8+ GB) before continuing. If the app is less than 50MB, re-download the Install macOS Big Sur.app. A full installer may be downloaded through Terminal on macOS 10.15+ devices. Example to download the 11.0 full installer to the Applications directory:
Typically Apple only provide the latest point release of each Major OS version: 10.13.6, 10.14.6, etc.
Download the Fileset attached to this recipe and import into FileWave: Upgrade macOS 11 Fileset
- Once imported into FileWave, open the Fileset to view the contents window; ensuring 'Hide unused folders' is selected
In the Applications folder add the dowloaded 'Install macOS Big Sur.app'; .fwplaceholder may be removed
- Associate to test machines
- Once tested, deploy to appropriate clients